Broken Dreams

Broken Dreams : Vanity, Greed and the Souring of British Football

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Greedy, vain and ambitious personalities dominate English football. From the author of devastating exposes of Mohamed Fayed, Richard Branson and, most recently, Geoffrey Robinson, BROKEN DREAMS is a superbly incisive account of how self-interested individuals, adopting questionable and predatory business methods, are exploiting the sport of football to earn billions of pounds and huge glory. Focusing on key figures including Terry Venables, Ken Bates, David Dein, Harry Redknapp, Rio Ferdinand and other famous agents, chairmen and managers, Tom Bower exposes the money, the politics, and the vicious battles behind the beautiful game. For the first time a non-sports writer reveals the vanity and greed which endanger the national more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 32mm | 322.05g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 8 page colour plate section
  • 184739003X
  • 9781847390035
  • 440,678

About Tom Bower

Tom Bower has a distinguished reputation as an investigative historian, award-winning television producer and journalist. His books on tycoons, on the Nazis and on British intelligence are groundbreaking bestsellers. He lives in London with his more

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